biometric authentication


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Noun1.biometric authentication - the automatic identification of living individuals by using their physiological and behavioral characteristicsbiometric authentication - the automatic identification of living individuals by using their physiological and behavioral characteristics; "negative identification can only be accomplished through biometric identification"; "if a pin or password is lost or forgotten it can be changed and reissued but a biometric identification cannot"
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
DNA fingerprint, genetic fingerprint - biometric identification obtained by examining a person's unique sequence of DNA base pairs; often used for evidence in criminal law cases
automatic face recognition, face recognition, facial recognition - biometric identification by scanning a person's face and matching it against a library of known faces; "they used face recognition to spot known terrorists"
fingerprint - a print made by an impression of the ridges in the skin of a finger; often used for biometric identification in criminal investigations
finger scan, finger scanning - biometric identification by automatically scanning a person's fingerprints electronically
iris scanning - biometric identification by scanning the iris of the eye; "the structure of the iris is very distinctive"
signature recognition - biometric identification by automatically scanning a person's signature and matching it electronically against a library of known signatures
retinal scanning - biometric identification by scanning the retina of the eye; "identification by retinal scanning is complicated by eye movements"
voiceprint - biometric identification by electronically recording and graphically representing a person's voice; "voiceprints are uniquely characteristic of individual speakers"
identification - evidence of identity; something that identifies a person or thing
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Biometric payment systems are a point-of-sale (POS) technology which makes use of biometric authentication for enabling a transaction or payment process.
Japan has more than an estimated 15 million customers using biometric authentication for banking transactions.
TOKYO, July 1, 2019 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation announced today the availability of its enhanced NC7000-3A server software, which will enable simple, secure and swift authentication of users for access to websites and mobile applications through biometric authentication.
With such a great focus on the biometric market, Veridium, a global biometric authentication platform provider based on a combination of mobile and multi-modal biometrics, works to ensure businesses across all sectors are capable of providing enhanced security, customer confidence and a more frictionless journey.
Customers will first need to register a device and then set up biometric authentication, which requires a six-digit code.
It is reported that the screenshot blocking support will reportedly go live alongside the biometric authentication.
VaultTel combines a secure software solution (VaultTel App) and a VaultTel card (Chip) to store Cryptocurrency and digital assets within mobile phones using biometric authentication & state-of-the-art encryption.
Built upon highly patented biometric capabilities, the ImageWare Digital Identity Platform is a seamlessly integrated suite of products that provides the broadest set of biometric authentication factors combined with the most robust identity proofing capabilities.
One of the features being tested is a biometric authentication feature, which should help protect the privacy of users better.
Muscat: By 2022, Gartner predicts that 70 per cent of organisations using biometric authentication for workforce access will implement it via smartphone apps, regardless of the endpoint device being used.
The awards are based on the 2018 Mobile Biometric Platform Scorecard Report, which recognizes providers for their breadth of features in supporting mobile biometric authentication and their flexibility in adapting to customer needs.